Famously the home of cowboys and barbecues, Texas is an exciting holiday destination for adventure and nature lovers. Filled with beautiful scenery, from deep pine forests and beautiful Gulf waters, to warm sandy beaches and deep canyons, a roadtrip through Texas is extremely rewarding.
Or why not venture to The Deep South where holidays are like a trip back in time if you opt to visit some of the cities with thriving colonial districts, such as Charleston, Savannah and Louisiana. The Deep South is famous for its music, its cuisine and of course its hospitality. Larger cities are the ultimate destination for American music fans - wander around and breathe in the magic of Nashville, Memphis and New Orleans.
Texas and the Deep South is known for its sense of fun and adventure. Go horse riding at a traditional Texan ranch, watch a sports match at the Cowboy Stadium, learn about Cajan culture and watch traditional dance in Louisiana, or tour the live music venues and discover the history of jazz, blues and rock ‘n roll. The magical Mardi Gras festival in New Orleans is must if you’re in town in February.
Texas & Deep South Food & Drink
In the Deep South, you'll find everything from beachfront seafood joints to five star restaurants and everything in-between. Whether you prefer white napkins or licking your fingers clean, you'll find all this and more – with plenty of fantastic southern hospitality. Southern specialties include fried green tomatoes, soul food, mint juleps, peach cobbler, and of course fried chicken. Take up a Creole cooking class or try a southern barbecue dinner. Don’t forget to try home-grown Kentucky bourbon!
Texas & Deep South Attractions
When it comes to sightseeing, Texas and the Deep South have plenty to see. Visit The Alamo in San Antonio and learn about 300 years of Texas’ history. Walk through the grounds of Graceland, the 13.8 acre home of Elvis Presley in Memphis and tick off the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Grand Ole Opryfrom your bucket list in Nashville. Other attractions include Bourbon Street and the French Quarter in New Orleans.
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